Catherine wheel


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Catherine wheel

a circular window having ribs radiating from the centre
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The box includes 11 fountains, five Roman candles, four rockets and two Catherine wheels.
Catherine Wheel have become a fixture on America's alternative charts this year following the Top 10 success of their debut album "Ferment.
The Spaniard rotates his squad quicker than a Catherine wheel at this time of year and he may give some of his key men a breather at Pride Park.
Gone are the days of the Roman candle, a couple of sputtering Etnas and Strombolis, a Catherine wheel and a feeble rocket.
The moment the big bang in the sky could be felt as well as heard served as my cue to step off the Catherine Wheel merry-goround for another year.
Another favourite was the Catherine wheel which hardly ever failed to spin off the fence my dad had tacked it to in order to spin its fiery pattern into the autumn air.
When he wasn't shredding his larynx through the likes of Demented Aggression, The Wretched Spawn and Hammer Smashed Face, Fisher's head was going round like a Catherine Wheel.
What was wrong with sparklers and a Catherine Wheel pinned to the fence?
We became a four-a-side team when the keeper decided to hold a Catherine Wheel in his teeth.
Think of Sara Rudner in The Catherine Wheel (1981), Shelley Washington in Nine Sinatra Songs (1982), Baryshnikov in Push Comes to Shove (1976), every dancer in In the Upper Room (1986), Kevin O'Day in Everlast (1989), Damian Woetzel in The Beethoven's Seventh (2000), and now John Selya and Keith Roberts in Surfer.
REMEMBER when Guy Fawkes night consisted of little more than a packet of sparklers, a Catherine wheel pinned to a tree and a rocket fired from an empty milk bottle?